CQ Researcher is a database that provides single-themed, 12,000-word reports researched and written by experts. The consistent, reader-friendly organization provides researchers with an introductory overview; background and chronology on the topic; an assessment of the current situation; tables and maps; pro/con statements from representatives of opposing positions; and bibliographies of key sources.
Academic Search Complete offers an enormous collection of full-text journals. It includes peer-reviewed full text for STEM research, as well as for the social sciences and humanities. Scholarly content covers a broad range of important areas of academic study, including anthropology, engineering, law, sciences and more.
ProQuest is a comprehensive database that provides access to full-text journals covering a wide-range of areas of study, including business, psychology, history, literature, political science, and psychology. ProQuest is an excellent resource for expanding your research!
Reference resources are good for getting background information and an overview on your topic. These are all available through the library databases. Log in to Esearch for access.
We also have many specialized encyclopedias, both in the reference section of the library and in the databases.